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School Profile

School Profile

  • Accredited by Cognia
  • Madison County Board of Education, District 2, Angie Bates
  • 500+ students
  • 30+ certified employees
  • 1 Principal
  • 1 Assistant Principal
  • 1 Library-Media Specialist
  • 1 Guidance Counselor
  • 2 Instructional Coaches - Reading & Math
  • 6 National Board Certified Teachers - Karen Allen, Kellie Evans, Sharon Freeman, Valerie Owen, Sarah Posey, Casey Scheppler, Allison Schwartz Scheppler, Allison Schwartz
  • 20+ support employees
  • Report Card Score - A/94

Awards and Recognition

  • Alabama Wildlife Federation's Outdoor Classroom (2021)
  • Blue Ribbon Lighthouse School of Excellence (2018)
  • CLAS School of Distinction (2017)
  • CLAS Banner School (2017) (Only 8 schools in AL received this award)
  • Alabama Bicentennial School (2018) and Grant Recipient
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Every Healthy Kid Two-time Grant Recipient
  • Project Lead the Way School/Grant Recipient
  • PLC Model School (2022)

Programs and Initiatives

Our teachers implement high-quality reading instruction based on the Science of Reading and specialized training they have received through the following professional learning opportunities:

  • Phonics First Reading and Spelling System, an IMSLEC Accredited MSL program
  • Orton-Gillingham Multisensory Instruction
  • LETRS® (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) accredited by the International Dyslexia Association
  • Heggerty Phonemic Awareness Curriculum
  • Alabama Reading Initiative Strategic Teaching and Engagement Strategies

For Math and Science instruction, learning opportunities are focused on helping children explore real-world situations through the use of:   

  • The Ongoing Assessment Project for Mathematical Formative Assessment (OGAP)
  • Alabama Math Science and Technology Initiative (AMSTI)
  • Project Lead the Way (PLTW) 

About Riverton Elementary

School Colors:  Red and White

Mascot: Wolf Cubs